Archive | September, 2012

Haas Outdoors/Mossy Oak wins Health Link Employer of the Year

September 6, 2012

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WEST POINT — Haas Outdoors/Mossy Oak was named Health Link Employer of the Year at the 16th annual Health Link Managed Care Conference. “Haas Outdoors/Mossy Oak has been very supportive of Health Link. They promote wellness among their employees and have continued to provide health benefits for their employees year after year,” said Wally Davis, […]

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Ascendant Consulting takes top honors as Health Link Small Group Employer of the Year

September 6, 2012

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TUPELO — Ascendant Consulting Inc. was named Health Link Small Employer of the Year at the 16th annual Health Link Managed Care Conference. “Ascendant Consulting has been a pleasure to work with,” said Wally Davis, Health Link vice president. “They have exhibited a commitment to providing health care to their employees.” Established in 1990, Ascendant […]

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National economics writers reject meme we’re not better off than 4 years ago

September 6, 2012

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Media Matters is a watchdog on the nation’s mainstream media. It frequently calls out the national press for its herd mentality and its tendency to serve as mere stenographers for whomever is providing information. Below, Media Matters reports on national economics writers who aren’t buying attempts to a create a conventional wisdom that Americans were […]

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IRS extends tax deadlines for businesses in Gulf counties hit by Isaac

September 5, 2012

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  Taxpayers who live in or have a business in Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl River counties have been been granted specific tax deadline relief based on declaration of the Mississippi counties as federal disaster areas in the wake of hurricane Issac. Certain deadlines falling on or after Aug. 26, and on or before Jan. […]

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Music and seafood take stage for Biloxi festival this weekend

September 5, 2012

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Seafood will be served up by the tub full and be accompanied by a full day and evening of music when the 31st annual Biloxi Seafood Festival gets under way Saturday and Sunday at the Biloxi Town Green, 710 Beach Blvd. Here’s Saturday’s music lineup: 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Matt Lemmler’s New Orleans Jazz Revival […]

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HORNE CPAs’ bankers forum returns to Ridgeland, Memphis this month

September 5, 2012

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  HORNE CPAs will present its annual Bankers Forum in Ridgeland on Sept. 19 and Memphis on Sept. 25. Both forums begin with 8 a.m. registration and breakfast followed by a 9 a.m. start. The Ridgeland forum will be in the firm’s offices in the Butler Snow building, 1020 Highland Colony Parkway. The Memphis forum […]

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Wikipedia wants your summer photos

September 4, 2012

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The online encyclopedia Wikipedia wants your summer vacation photos. Wikipedia fans can now send digital pictures of their favorite historic landmarks to the “Wiki Loves Monuments USA” website. The international contest runs throughout September in conjunction with the National Register of Historic Places. Participants must be Wikimedia Commons account holders and submit pictures that comply with Wikipedia’s photo licensing […]

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Meredith family marks Ole Miss riot anniversary

September 4, 2012

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Jackson State University professor Judy Meredith reminded her Facebook friends Tuesday morning that September 30 marks the 50th anniversary of the University of Mississippi riots and the subsequent acceptance of the school’s first African-American student. Meredith’s husband, James Meredith was that student. James Meredith integrated the all-white university in 1962 after facing an onslaught of […]

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